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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 12:51:56AM -0800, Rick Moen wrote: > Quoting Richard S. Crawford (rscrawford@mossroot.com): > > > I didn't realize Xandros was selling the old Corel OS again. Hm, I > > think I have an installation CD of that one hanging around here > > somewhere... > > Corel Linux OS is even still a feasible (if antique and a little > problematic) way to build a Debian system: It's semi-compatible with > Debian 2.1 "slink". But Corel's KDE 1.1 packages were very messed up. > Upgrading from CLOS to modern Debian requires removing all of Corel KDE > 1.1 _and_ 100% of the Qt-dependent Corel admin utilities, which also > disables X11 itself (because Corel furnished no non-KDE window > managers). So, you must partially dismantle it and make it user-hostile > before you can upgrade it -- which is therefore not recommended. What about LibraNet? A copy for the library (donated by the LibraNet company) arrived yesterday. I have not tried an installation yet, but the promise of a Debian-compatible system with easy hardware autodetection during install is very appealing. - -- Henry House The attached file is a digital signature. See for information. My OpenPGP key: . -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.0 (GNU/Linux) iD4DBQE+HMoAi3lu92AVGcIRAjquAJ9zqmjOSj30ISgmWi6V4KfIJ1fukgCWPgo0 TcuBLzCXU4yZCxbYuo9dMg== =E9Sh -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ vox mailing list vox@lists.lugod.org http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox

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